Pro athletes promote enrollment deadline; Blue Shield of California recognized for corporate ethics;

News From Around the Web

> A freelancer in Texas uses comics to explain her Affordable Care Act experience to Kaiser Health News. Article

> Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and other professional athletes help the Obama administration spread the word about the impending enrollment deadline, The Hill's Healthwatch reported. Article

> Blue Shield of California was recognized as a world's most ethical company for the third year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research and thought leadership. Announcement

Health Provider News

> Online hospital ratings do not help patients compare quality or performance, according to a new study published in Health Services Research. Article

> To create a positive and safe patient engagement environment, healthcare providers must collaborate with patients and their families, according to a new report from the National Patient Safety Foundation's Lucian Leape Institute. Article

Health IT News

> The 28-hospital Indian Health Service--a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services agency that provides healthcare to Native American and Alaskan Natives--failed a mock cyber attack carried out by the HHS Office of Inspector General. Article

> The New York Genome Center and IBM have announced a partnership to focus the Watson technology on helping oncologists deliver more personalized care to cancer patients, according to an announcement. Article

And Finally... Humans are good smellers. Article

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